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Poor oral health may increase risk of severe COVID-19 for cardiac patients

CAIRO, Egypt: Previous studies have linked poor oral hygiene with hyper-inflammation and cardiovascular disease. Similarly, the severity of ...

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Report on America’s oral health highlights long-running issues and provides some solutions

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., US: The issues causing a significant divide in the standard of care and general oral health among the American population are vast ...

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Ivoclar starts new year with fresh visual branding

For the Ivoclar Group, a leading dental provider offering integrated and comprehensive solutions, values, convictions and a progressive, ...

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Over 10,000 dental implants placed using Yomi robotic system

MIAMI, US: Yomi, a robot-assisted surgical device developed by the healthcare start-up Neocis, gained FDA clearance for general dental ...

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New minimum wage for Saudi dentists from April

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: As part of an ongoing shake-up of its dental industry, the government of Saudi Arabia has established a minimum ...

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Study identifies oral bacteria that lower antiviral immunity in oral cavity

LOUISVILLE, Ky., US: Researchers from the US have recently examined the role that oral microbes play in regulating antiviral responses ...

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Study: Orthodontists believe COVID-19 could permanently change their profession

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia: A recent study conducted by dental researchers from Saudi Arabia’s Batterjee Medical College sought to better understand how ...

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Happy holidays? Fees up and confidence down among US dentists in December

CHICAGO, US: Private dental clinics in the US finished the year with stable patient volumes. However, in the latter months of 2021, a ...

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Asia Pacific implant and abutment market predicted to grow

VANCOUVER, Canada: When the global pandemic hit, dental treatments such as implant therapy were cancelled or rescheduled. This affected not only dental ...

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COVID-19 advances acceptance of teledentistry among patients

Dubai, UAE: A survey of residents in the UAE and Saudi Arabia has found that 88% of the respondents appreciate the advantages of teledentistry ...

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Dental educational institutions move with the tech revolution

LEIPZIG, Germany: The digital dentistry revolution is here. That is a common sentiment among many dental ...

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Investor ready to buy majority stake in largest Saudi dental chain—reports

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: A Dubai-based investment company is close to buying a majority share in Saudi Arabia’s largest dental chain, ...

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The countdown begins: Vaccination mandate for dental services in England

LONDON, UK: Although the New Year might cause some to hope that an end to the COVID-19 pandemic could be in sight, the soaring Omicron rates have spurred...

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Australian clear aligner market to grow significantly, states new report

SYDNEY, Australia: An increasing number of Australians are wanting to repair malocclusion, and the demand for less intrusive and more cost-effective ...

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Envista closes divestiture of KaVo treatment unit and instrument business

BREA, Calif., US: Envista, a dental equipment and supplies manufacturing company, has recently announced that it has closed the previously disclosed ...

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The bullwhip effect: Supply chain crisis increases costs for dental practices

NEW YORK, US: Many consumers became aware of supply chain disruptions during the holiday period. Christmas lights were hard to come by in some cities, as...

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Periodontal disease increases risk of chronic diseases, including mental ill health

BIRMINGHAM, UK: In a recent study, researchers from the University of Birmingham examined the records of patients having a history of periodontal ...

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SprintRay’s NightGuard Flex 3D-printing resin receives FDA clearance

LOS ANGELES, US: As 3D printing in dentistry evolves to become industry standard, the need for access to more materials is critical. In a step that ...

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Interview: What will the future of dentistry look like?

For Dr Victoria Sampson, the connection between oral and systemic health is of central concern when dealing with her dental patients. She employs ...

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Interview: “Just like my family, the CDS is steeped in dental tradition”

Since Dr. Thomas F. Schneider Jr. grew up in a family of dentists, dentistry is to him like a family business, in which each member of the family passes ...

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Health regulators reiterate support amid pandemic pressures

LONDON, UK: Providing health and social care during the pandemic has been fraught with challenges. As health services face ongoing ...

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Perio Master Clinic 2022 conference to be held in Mexico

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) is currently making the final preparations for International Perio Master Clinic 2022,...

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Third-quarter results indicate strong growth for 3D-printing companies

LEIPZIG, Germany: Whereas the impact of COVID-19 continues to disrupt many sectors, the 3D-printing industry appears to have regained strength and is ...

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Interview: The benefits of non-surgical periodontal therapy

As a researcher at the University of Brescia in Italy and the operator of a private practice, Prof. Magda Mensi has a special interest in the ...

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Slow down everyone—dentistry does not need to be done at speed—Part 2

These days, there is a growing emphasis on quality over quantity, that is, preferring an object or service that is worthwhile rather than a quick and ...

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Growth lines of primary teeth may help evaluate risk of developing mental disorders

BRISTOL, UK/BOSTON, US: The thickness of growth marks in primary teeth may help identify children at risk for depression and other mental health ...

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